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plaints”, this quote appeals to emotion to show how the people felt because of the cruel actions taken by king Gilgamesh (Foster 5). Although Gilgamesh was godlike in body and strength, he was consumed by power and looked down upon his people because he had no equals or control over his own life since there was no one he loved enough to change for. However, everything changes when Gilgamesh meets his fated rival Enkidu, and becomes best of friends. Gilgamesh and Enkidu kills the forest demon Humbaba, cuts down cedar trees, and also kills the Bull of Heaven sent by goddess Ishtar to eliminate Gilgamesh for
rejecting her marriage proposal. As a result of these treacherous actions, the gods decide to take Enkidu’s life as punishment. Gilgamesh is heartbroken, and seeing his beloved friend die in frontof him, for the first time Gilgamesh fears his death and starts searching for immortality. “I have

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